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The levels of meaning are explained in [147:4].  
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The levels of meaning are explained in [147:4] and some related thoughts are described here.
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Don't just accept or believe these levels of meaning.  We each should personally ask why there are levels of meaning.  Answering "why" questions reflectively and philosophically is how you can approach truth.
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==Level 0: (implicit) Fear==
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==Level 1: Flesh==
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* This is fear transformed into ''anguish'' and ''dread''
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* Sex love [[68:2.4]]
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==Level 2: Feeling==
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* This is fear transformed into ''awe'' and ''reverence''
  
0. The level of fear (implicit)
 
  
1. flesh
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==Level 3: Mind==
  
2. feeling
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* The level of human mind
  
3. mind
 
  
4. brotherly love
 
  
5. moral level
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==Level 4: Brotherly love==
  
6. spiritual level
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* aka kindness
  
  
Don't just accept or believe these levels of meaning.  We each should personally ask why there are levels of meaning.  Answering "why" questions reflectively and philosophically is how you can approach truth.
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==Level 5: Moral level==
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==Level 6: Spiritual level==
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* Anchored in the inner life, not the external world
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* Reverence still is useful here -- it casts a shadow all the way back down
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* A personal realization of divine fellowship

Revision as of 01:45, 23 September 2017

The levels of meaning are explained in [147:4] and some related thoughts are described here.

Don't just accept or believe these levels of meaning. We each should personally ask why there are levels of meaning. Answering "why" questions reflectively and philosophically is how you can approach truth.


Level 0: (implicit) Fear

Level 1: Flesh

  • This is fear transformed into anguish and dread
  • Sex love 68:2.4


Level 2: Feeling

  • This is fear transformed into awe and reverence


Level 3: Mind

  • The level of human mind


Level 4: Brotherly love

  • aka kindness


Level 5: Moral level

Level 6: Spiritual level

  • Anchored in the inner life, not the external world
  • Reverence still is useful here -- it casts a shadow all the way back down
  • A personal realization of divine fellowship